Project Travel Awards

 

We offer travel awards for students to collaborate with BISC Faculty and Advisory Committee members in their global projects. By covering travel-related costs, these awards give students the opportunity to participate actively while understanding the burden of unmet surgical care in developing countries.

Eligibility

Applicants must meet the following criteria:

Past award recipients

Dan Jenkin, General Surgery

An Evaluation of Surgical Care in the North Gondar Zone of Ethiopia: Documenting Delivery, Evaluating Essential Surgical Skills Courses as Training Tools, and Identifying Barriers to Surgical Care

Field mission: September 2011 – Ethiopia

Publications:

General Surgery 2.0: the emergence of acute care surgery in Canada 

 Mohammed Alemu Ibrahim, General Surgery

Bilateral Learning Exchange: Leadership training in specialty trauma care to establish a formal trauma care system at Gondar University Hospital in Gondar, Ethiopia

Field Mission: May 2014 – Canada

Kristin DeGirolamo, General Surgery

Distribution and determinants of injury in Gondar, Ethiopia: A prospective cohort study using an injury surveillance tool.

Field Mission: June 2017 – Ethiopia

 

 

Annie Lalande, General Surgery

Distribution and determinants of injury in Gondar, Ethiopia: A prospective cohort study using an injury surveillance tool.

Field Mission: June 2017 – Ethiopia

 Publications/Presentations:

An iPad-based data acquisition for core trauma registry data in 6 Tanzanian hospitals: 1 year and 13,462 patients later. (Abstract)

A retrospective evaluation of the effect of the Trauma Team Training program in Tanzania

The Establishment of a Trauma Registry in Gondar, Ethiopia. Presented at WB & MH Chung Lectureship and Research Day, October 2017.

The Establishment of a Trauma Registry in Gondar, Ethiopia. Presented at COSECSA by Dessie Yirdaw, December 2017.

Developing a Surgical Partnership in Gondar, Ethiopia. Presented at Trauma Rounds at VGH, March 2018.

 

Dessie Yirdaw, General Surgery 

Distribution and determinants of injury in Gondar, Ethiopia: A prospective cohort study using an injury surveillance tool.

Field Mission: December 2017 - Mozambique

Publications/Presentations:

The Establishment of a Trauma Registry in Gondar, Ethiopia. Presented at COSECSA Conference, December 2017.

 Harpreet Pangli, BSc, MD

Reconstructing Women International field deployment.

Field Mission: February 2018 – India

 

 

Image result for rupinder khotar

Rupinder Khotar, AORN, Graduate Certificate in Global Surgical Care (GCGSC)

Reconstructing Women International field deployment.

Field Mission: February 2018 – India

 

 

Nicole Jedrzejko, BHSc, MD

Systemic Review of Global Surgery Initiatives (GSIs) between North American and low/middle-income countries since 2000.

Field Mission: May 2018 – Canada